Friday, March 14, 2008
Another Action Packed Weekend Coming Up!
Despite that unpleasant task, this weekend is shaping up to be pretty decent. I worked at Sokol last night for the This Is Hell show, so I am not planning on seeing any shows tonight (all that hardcore has made me want to sit inside my house and listen to something "soft" like Belle & Sebastian). So, tonight I'll probably end up watching a movie or clearing out my DVR of the back log of shows I have yet to watch. Sounds fun, right? It's called getting old.
Assuming I survive the yard work, tomorrow night boasts a decent show at Waiting Room. Jonathan Richman plays with Vic Chesnutt (tickets are $12). I've seen Vic a number of times, and he is a real treat - a very intense and personal songwriter. As for Richman, well...I do like The Modern Lovers. His solo material can be a little bit cheesy, however I am a jaded S.O.B., so maybe I will just never fully "get it." The club will be no smoking at Richman's request, so at least I won't go home smelling like an ash tray.
I want to do something special with my radio show on Sunday night, but I can't think of what to do. I have done all cover shows, I did one that featured only pre-Nirvana alternative music, and I've done "best of" shows (i.e. best of 2007). What else could I do? I was thinking about an all instrumental show, but I wonder if I have enough material. Does anyone have any ideas? I'd need them by Sunday morning...